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CBS
Mar 24, 2013 8:30am PDT
the country since 2009. and they say north korea is pouring money into science and technology. a full investigation into last week's attack could take weeks. >>> california investigators are taking another look at cold cases. right now authorities are combing through dna left behind by killers and rapists. so far it has linked a serial killer who died in prison in 1999 to an unsolved murder in 1990. >>> a legend among the fitness world has died. yesterday bodybuilder joe weeder died of heart failure at his los angeles home. arnold schwarzenegger credits his fitness career to him. he also published in fitness magazine. >>> the battle over the mental health care of state has back to court on wednesday. a federal judge will consider whether billions of dollars invested over the past two decades have improved the system. if the judge rules the conditions have improved, control will be returned from the courts to the state. advocates for the prisoners say basic rights are still being violated and the suicide rate is getting worse. a ruling is expected next month. >>> city college of s
SFGTV2
Mar 20, 2013 1:00am PDT
scholars in the country and in social science and psychology that saying that, so that's an important distinction so thank you both so much. >> and there is that and -- there's a balance between -- i mean when i hear that bullying is going down i mean all of us should rejoice because that to me is indicative of the fact of the work in communities across the country are starting to pay off, but it's going to be hard in this ark and we are in this area and people are coming forward, kids are coming forward . suicides that would have been kept forward or not reporting and we're learning thanks to rapid fire and thanks to social networking or facebook and this is a sued -- all of this the -- the volume of bullying is going to rise in proportion with i think the actual drop in occurrences so to balance that and be aware of that i think is important. >>i totally agree, and that's really to rosylyn's point about this being a very, very important moment and we need to did it right. just on the subject of suicide the surgeon general came out this week and there was a usa today story and suicid
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
how those risks can be minimized. this senate commerce, science and transportation subcommittee hearing is an hour 15 minutes. >> [inaudible] >> good morning. we are delighted to have this meeting in the new congress of our science and space subcommittee. nasa and the space programs have been in the news a lot in the past year. some really impressive feats, and we're going to be talking about some of those from rover on mars to the birthing of the spacex capsule at the international space station. i am delighted to have my colleague, senator chris in texas, as our ranking member. -- senator chris. it seems like texas and florida have some interest in the space program. and i'm looking forward to his leadership and i would ask for his opening statement. >> well, thank you, mr. chairman. let me echo those sentiments and say how much i'm looking forward to working with you on this subcommittee. spaceflight and our capacity to maintain world leading advantage in spaceflight is a critical priority for the nation. and certainly a critical priority both for the state of texas and the s
Current
Mar 21, 2013 4:00pm PDT
% of a degree. that that's nothing. and that's why science actives working so hard at this. also, this global warming study category four and five hurricanes in all ocean basins have increased at a rate of about 25% to 30%. this is no joke, this is science. let's bring in a science nick maloshus as stanford, thanks for being on "the young turks" today. >> thanks for having me. michael: tell us what kind of big news pete is. how innovative and exciting is this for people really worried about this issue? >> i think it's a really interesting technique in that it adds to the efficiency of systems already in place. if you think about these large power towers where you take reflective mirrors and focus it on to a central tower to create steam, this increases the efficiency so it becomes economically viable. michael: explain what we are looking at here. we are looking at pete. explain what's going on, that sort of yellow gray thing at the top and take us through how it works. >> yeah, so this is a simplified diagram of how the physical process would actually work. we have two parallel plates
CSPAN
Mar 26, 2013 7:00am EDT
marriage act case which will be taken up on wednesday. here is the christian science monitor -- there she is. a federal judge agreed with windsor and agreed that domagk violated her rights. -- doma violated her rights. it goes on to say -- on twitter -- william in hikers town -- excuse me, dennis in florida, republican. good morning. any bigbefore we allow construction projects to go on in the united states, we require their to be environmental impact study to see if it will harm the least creature's among us. we do not seem to want to do any environmental impact study to see how a homosexual marriage will impact our children. in terms of the religious issue -- host: the d.c. the news last week that the pediatric association came out and said that they do not see any harmful effects on children? caller: i did see that. there is another pediatric association that took exactly the opposite stand, which shows that all of this is politically motivated. they are all subject to pressure from various groups. either literally or two pediatric groups that took a totally different sides of the issu
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 9:00am PDT
and big pharma. but is the biggest culprit -- big junk? we'll talk the science and business of addictive food with, author michael moss, coming up next. ♪ i'm your venus [ female announcer ] what does beauty feel like? find out with venus embrace. every five-bladed stroke gives you 360 degrees of smooth for goddess skin you can feel and feel. ♪ i'm your venus only from venus embrace. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ earning loads of points. we'll leave that there. you got a weather balloon, with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. go. ♪ keep on going in this direction. take this bridge over here. there it is! [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] earn points with the citi thankyou card and redeem them for just about anythi
PBS
Mar 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: a recent chill in u.s.-afghan relations showed signs of a slight spring thaw today. it came as america's top diplomat sat down with afghanistan's leader to hash out differences. frantic was today's watch word as secretary of state john kerry made an unannounced visit to kabul meeting with president hamid karzai and smoothing over u.s.-afghan tensions at a joint news conference. >> i appreciate enormously our friendship. and i know that you share with me a sense that this next year could well be one of the most important in the modern history of afghanistan. >> ifill: the show of unity followed new flare-ups as the u.s. winds down its combat mission there. after a deadly bombing this month, karzai was quoted as saying the u.s. colluded with
LINKTV
Mar 20, 2013 8:00am PDT
other two? [laughter] there be. there be. they're called engineers in science types, in physics types. in fact, they're us types, aren't they? what's the wavelength, gang? let's go. watch this, one, one, two, two, three, three, four, four, five, five, now it's 3/14. okay. so wavelength equals 3/14 of a what? - kilometer. - kilometer. okay? that's like 3,000 meters divided by 14. why did you pick a four, man? i mean--how many times does 14 go into 3,000? does anyone have a calculator? 214.28571. 214 meters long. is that surprising to you? that's like two football fields and then some. so the wavelength of your favorite radio station is more than two football fields long. radio waves are long or short compared to light waves, gang? we'll do the same thing for light waves later on and find out it's a smidge, smidge, smidge, smidge, smidge. zero's go the other way. yey. anyway, that's how you find the wavelength of something. i can show you the slinky here. can someone grab the end of this for an "a" in the course. [laughter] right over here. now, i'm gonna take this wave and i'm go
ABC
Mar 26, 2013 12:35am PDT
got bored. i love regular fiction but when i'm writing the science fiction and fantasy holds my attention better. >> stop. you are not going there. what about jared? >> he kissed her i kiss her. it's a cave community. >> it sounds more racy than it actually is. >> i just want to try one thing. >> reporter: meyer's stories bridge the gap between teen and adult fiction reminding us what it was like to fight the urges brought on by raging teenaged hormones. >> there is a great deal of sexual tension in your stories and most of it is unconsummated and tame. >> i think there is something magical about taking your time with physical attraction. if you make it so that every time someone brushes someone's hand. remember when you were 14 and that was a big deal. you know we skip over that a lot. >> reporter: how do you channel the 16-year-old girl in all of us? >> i don't think you ever lose the 16-year-old girl. apparently it's not so different that i'm not still a little in touch with that girl. >> reporter: meyer is an unlikely publishing phenom. the twilight installment was her first
CBS
Mar 20, 2013 4:30am PDT
beverage association but the story is more about sensationalism than science. >>> it is going to cost you a quarter to get paper bags in santa cruz. a countywide charge of 25 cents per gay bag is set to gush per bag is set to go into effect in april. >>> they are trying to put to an end bullying. she has been target by herman engineer despite having a disability. the group is scheduled to get underway at noon at the hospital. >>> a group is fighting discrimination with paint. they painted the house in a rainbow of colors and they are protesting the church's stance against the lbg community >> they are embracing diversity. >> reporter: 4:49, we jumped ahead, it is 4:49 sal... >> as long as you are jumping ahead, could you jump ahead to friday, two hours is not enough. >> good morning everybody. let's take a look at the commute, traffic is looking well on 880 westbound and as you drive to the mcarthur maze, steve will let you know what the weather will be like and the roads are wet from overnight with some of the showers we have had and you might want to leave yourself extra time.
PBS
Mar 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
enbio, a materials science company, also launched from university college dublin. the startup is pioneering new treatments for metals that won a contract for the heatshields on the european space agency's orbiter heading to the sun in the coming years. karl flannery, who started his own tech services company storm technologies during the boom years, is worried about a talent shortage in ireland. he wants more emphasis on science and mathematics education for irish kids, and an open door to bright young people like chugh from everywhere. >> we're looking at short-term, medium-term, long-term. we're going to change how we change work permits for non- irish national, so that will help bring in a lot more skilled computer science people into the irish economy. that will help bring in a lot more qualified, skilled computer science into the irish economy. >> suarez: but to have a healthy domestic economy, ireland can't just create great jobs for manipulating data on microchips. there's a role for potato chips too. this family has been growing potatoes for generations. irish potato cons
SFGTV2
Mar 19, 2013 8:00am PDT
the 17th century where trade, industry and science were among the world. the one small port of amsterdam were one of the commercial centers in the entire world. this concentration of capital enriched bankers and merchants but also created the society in europe. the arch of the dutch golden age. 17th century travelers visiting holland remarked on the number of artist. typically western european artist on the monarch and the nobility as well as the very wealthie catholic church. an open market to a wide clientele that arranged from variety of merchants. it displays a modern domestic rather than extravagant or royal setting which it was carried. emily who is the director of the morris house. the expansion which i will talk about in an a little bit will give it more space. for the collection there is a limited pictures they can acquire but too large for the building. so where do the paintings come from? how can they be there. this is an exceptional and remarkable museum. this splendid 17th century city palace was constructed between 1633-1634 next to the dutch government. i was tol
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
crosscurrent of science, engineeringnd architecture and art that all come together that looks at patterning quite well. it looks an is a narrative to key into the bay area. all of the areas have similar underlying values and if that narrative is built into building it could become quite powerful. it's also a series of dots and there is a great range in how one might render the building to start to the developed. let me pass down the materials and colors we are looking at. so the first piece that you see here is clear anodized aluminum in the pen rows pattern. that is an 18 inch square. the panel itself is roughly the size of two of those boards. so that panel is '116 of the whole panel exterior wall. there are no curves in these panels but the way the panels are motion to dismiss motion -- the panel will be '3'18 inch square. the panel itself is roughly the size of two of those boards. so that panel is '116 of the whole panel exterior wall. there are no curves in these panels but the way the panels are -- the panel will be '316 of an inch thick. it will be a very controllable sur
ABC
Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
younger visitors and hopes to use the characters to entice many to pursue careers in math and science. >> the chair of the ftc announces he's leaving his post. >> emily chang joins us now with this afternoon's after the bell report. emily? >> good afternoon, carolyn carey. communications commission chairman says he will resign incoming week nose word on who his successor might be and announced news today focusing on broad band working to improve lives of americans his departure will leave two vacancies on the commission. sap's co-ceo got a 41% increase in compensation last year the package totalled $11 million. and about half is scheduled to pay hout in 2016. shares rose 50% last year. marin software shares soared in early trading and ended up around 16% stocks rising today on better than expected earnings. your bloomberg silicon valley index higher on shares of apple and mooul mooul and samsung reportedly in talks to sell a dutch sib sid yairy to amazon. the subsidiary makes e reader display technology. the market has been shrinking as more people turn to tablets. have a wonderful we
CNBC
Mar 25, 2013 1:00pm EDT
contributing this as well. >> so far he has already come out on education, immigration and on science. >> and it's really smart. >> one of the reports had a long time gop guy getting involved. >> watch out for the google glasses. the legislator says it's like wearing a computer. it's dangerous and similar to texting and driving chblt. >> i haven't signed up. you remember that science project thing? get away from him to do this. you know, the geeks are very excited. i'm hesitant about people driving with anything on their face that doesn't have to be there. i can understand it. maybe it will make people better drivers. >> maybe this would help for gps. i have a gps that is on the dash. it could be easier. at the end of the day, people are so distracted. you don't need another distraction. >> i agree. the less that is distracting you the better. >> amazon studios adding zom beeland to prime instant video. >> what amazon is doing is interesting. they will put them on. anyone can watch them and give comments and vote on which of these pilots you want to see developed into full series. and
CSPAN
Mar 24, 2013 4:40pm EDT
studying math and science. we must fully embraced the diversity of asian americans. americans,nese currie and americans, a filipino americans. are 95 countries represented with in this district. have long consulted to better understand developments abroad. many are active in trading and investing in asia which is a source of our national wealth. but as congress i sponsor legislation to make it easier for state universities to teach strategic languages so that our .tudents are better equipped am a strong advocate for increasing the number of visas for foreigners receive advanced degrees. in the u.s. 76% of all registered patents from the top of from the top position producing units. they come from foreign students. foreign students in the u.s.. these inventors are driving economic prosperity with the consequences of their backgrounds in these hard sciences. in our current system we welcome foreign students to the united states. we provide them the education and the mason them home so they can compete against us and this makes sense. america's current the involvement was not be combi
FOX
Mar 20, 2013 4:30am PDT
about sensationalism than science. >>> it is going to cost you a quarter to get paper bags in santa cruz. a countywide charge of 25 cents per gay bag is set to gush per bag is set to go into effect in april. >>> they are trying to put to an end bullying. she has been target by herman engineer despite having a disability. the group is scheduled to get underway at noon at the hospital. >>> a group is fighting discrimination with paint. they painted the house in a rainbow of colors and they are protesting the church's stance against the lbg community >> they are embracing diversity. >> reporter: 4:49, we jumped ahead, it is 4:49 sal... >> as long as you are jumping ahead, could you jump ahead to friday, two hours is not enough. >> good morning everybody. let's take a look at the commute, traffic is looking well on 880 westbound and as you drive to the mcarthur maze, steve will let you know what the weather will be like and the roads are wet from overnight with some of the showers we have had and you might want to leave yourself extra time. the morning commute is looking good on the bay
CNN
Mar 21, 2013 4:00pm PDT
science. >> things were once thought to be extinct can in and out be brought back from the dead. so there is hope for nbc. it could turn around. >> reporter: we called nbc for comment but got none. of course comedians always bite the hand that feeds them. listen to howard stern rip apart the chief financial officer of his employer, sirius/xm radio amid contract negotiations. >> why the. [ beep ] would i take a pay cut when i'm the one who is actually performed? can you [ beep ] whoever the [ beep ] you are. i never heard of you. >> reporter: todays later, howard agreed to a new contract, terms undisclosed. the moral of the story, beware of antagonizing a man with a mike. a big mike. taking the cake was charlie sheen attacking his by then ex-boss, executive producer chuck lori. >> sad and stupid had a foul odor attached it to, it would you. you picked a fight with a war lock you little worm. >> reporter: sort of makes jay's jokes seem gentle. >> st. patrick drove all the snakes out of ireland. >> reporter: jeannie moos, cnn. >> and then they came into the united states and became nbc
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 1:00pm PDT
weak. >> anti-woman. anti-science. >> we weren't inclusive. >> anti-gay. anti-worker. >> there's a long list of them. >> the list goes on and on and on. >> buck up or stay in the truck. buck up and run. >> i'd say, if i did run for office and win, i'd serve out my term. >> if standing for liberty and standing for the constitution makes you a wackobird, chen count me a proud wackobird. >> cpac had to cut back on its speakers this year by 300 pounds. >> barack obama, you lied. >> i think it's about dignity and respect. >> so this go-round, he's got the rifle, i've got the rack. >>> we begin with the republican party facing a serious case of the mondays. after a weekend carouse iing at cpac, no doubt downing a few in honor of st. patrick, today came the reckoning with the revelation of their own autopsy on what went badly wrong in 2012. this morning, it fell to rnc chair, reince priebus to give his party an uncompromising look in the rearview mirror. >> our message was weak. our ground game was insufficient. we weren't inclusive. we were behind in both data and digital. and our primar
CNBC
Mar 26, 2013 6:00pm EDT
." >>> and later, bill of health. all week, cramer's checking out the cutting-edge science behind some of the biggest players in the biotech industry. tonight, a company forming a pipeline to fight devastating diseases. is it time to get behind their efforts. >>> plus, extended stay. from beverly hills to the sun-soaked florida coast, ashford hospitality trust owns rooms with a view across the country. as travel spending continues to increase, could it provide the perfect accommodations for your cash. cramer talks with the ceo. all coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jimcramer on twitter. have a question, tweet cramer #madtweets. send jim an e-mail to "mad money"@cnbc.com. or give us a call. 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to madmoney.com. ♪ ♪ i don't want any trouble. i don't want any trouble either. ♪ [ engine turns over ] you know you forgot to take your mask off, right? [ siren wailing in distance ] ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new beetle convertible. now every day is a top-down day. that's the of german e. [ male annou
SFGTV
Mar 18, 2013 10:30am PDT
to go to the california academy of science and to me those are the kind of things that need to be acknowledged from the ground work up and and the participation of that many people. 800 showed up, district provided the bussing and i think we need to see more of that. and in terms of reaching the african american community an where we wanna be heading. >> that is definitely worth mentioning. thank you. >> any other reports are board members. >> i just wanted to congratulate [inaudible] new position of supervisor of district four. >> okay. item t, report of closed session actions. there are many of them. bear with me [inaudible] i'm /rae reading the closed session actions of march 25, 20130. the board of education approved [inaudible] and the board of /epbl case by a vote of seven is, approved the will not re/tphu new tragically killed on march 2 wheel walking home from her 17th birthday party. she is kind and highly gifted. and track team. her parents re/kw quest do nations be made to the l low el track and cross country team in public schools in sacramento cull any mating in our g
CNBC
Mar 24, 2013 11:00pm EDT
... >> isn't she beautiful? >> ...a triumph of science, vision, money, and an abundance of ego. >> i just wanted the biggest boat. let's admit it. >> it's ego. what? i mean... >> do i have an ego? yes. >> if there were a hall of fame for business tycoons, tom perkins would be a first-ballot shoo-in. he has earned a fortune, and, boy, does he know how to spend it. [ engine revs, tires screech ] >> the troubles at hewlett-packard started when then-c.e.o. carly fiorina was abruptly fired. >> out the door. is that really -- it was that cold? >> that's exactly what happened. >> devastated? you had to have been. >> of course i was devastated. i was hurt. >> welcome to "60 minutes on cnbc." i'm lesley stahl. in this edition, we examine the boardroom intrigue at hewlett-packard between 2005 and 2007. it was a tumultuous saga that led to criminal charges, executive firings, accusations of sexism, and lots and lots of finger-pointing. and in the midst of it all, three of the protagonists told me their sides of the story -- pattie dunn, thomas perkins, and carly fiorina. we begin with pattie dunn. i
FOX
Mar 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
children's health. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> reporter: parents may think they are doing the right thing but doctors say the growing problems of diabetes may be caused by infant diets. >> reporter: he gets only breast milk. but a new study found 40% of babies under 40 months are getting solid food. >> mashing up fruit with rice cereal. >> sometimes you like them to have solid foods because they sleep better. [ laughter ] >> under 4 months we need to make it clear that has been shown to be related to higher risks of asthma. >> diabetes. each baby is unique but the ability to digest develops slowly. they recommend solid food only after six months. but 93% of babies by then are already eating solids, most with doctor approval. >> maybe give them cereal to start out with. >> reporter: he recommended daily cereal but the parents say they will wait. reporting live, health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> once it is authenticated a work out could be a new world record. [ music playing ] that is a lot of hula hoops. the listing is for the mos
FOX Business
Mar 19, 2013 7:00pm EDT
appropriations, chairman of the subcommittee on commerce, justice, and science. thanks for being here. i want to first get a sense of where we are in the investigation. the fbi. how soon do you expect it will be revealing the contents? he tried to leave the kutcher for china. >> he's in prison. he's in jail. they should be within the next couple of days. lou: we listen to fbi director muller talk about how serious the problem has become. i have a strange feeling that if we did not have your voice on this right now there would not be a discussion of what is happening in nasa. various science centers, our national laboratories, and the full breadth of what is the chinese spying efforts of all sorts in this country, not just simply cyber spying, but 3500 from companies. this is a major threat against this country. >> it is a major threat. every major american company has been hit with a cyber attack. everyone. i have seen the list. the university's, foundations, major law firms. they hit my area. they took everything off of my computer a few years ago. people have been reluctant to speak out about
FOX News
Mar 23, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. >> you said for the left the problem with socialism is that it is an imperfect science so they excuse things when they don't go right. for the left it is the people that are imperfect. >> greg: that is what i said! >> socialism itself is not an imperfect science. >> greg: i said capitalism is an imperfect science. socialism is always the fault of the practitioner. we agreed but i stated it poorly. >> i agree with you, yes. >> watching the ncaa. >> georgetown is getting killed, man. >> saturday night. >> no, i'm not. >> got him on that. >> gun free zone app. pab you you said they are pointing out that the app can be used by both sides. an interesting idea and in some years someone could compile stats and see which zones had gun related deaths. we do that now. look at chicago and wag, washington. >> that is a good point. a good point. we have seen chicago is a perfect example actually. >> absolutely. greg, you asked what if the united states was organized by zones. you mean like states? we could have like 50 of them and then the people who live in the 50 zones could pass their own laws?
SFGTV2
Mar 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
been there that long. i am in the department of exercise and sports science. i think it is a good match for me to be demonstrating the wii, which is a good physical activity. i am joined on the stage by a student, not from usf, but from san francisco state. we actually talk to each other. this is mackenna. >> good morning. >> finally, i am joined by alicia from the independent living center in san francisco. it is great for all of you to be here today. people will be trickling in over the next half hour. we will give you a taste of what wii is like. we have set up the game. i will start by playing mackeena in a game of tennis. the interesting thing about wii is we use this little remote. just by moving our arms, we can control movement on the screen. you will be watching up on the big screen as we play a game of tennis. are you ready? all right. we will select two players. that is me. does that look like me? it kind of those -- of does. does that look like mackenna? that is not by chance. you can make the person look like anything you want. they can even look like aliens. interesting. w
Comedy Central
Mar 25, 2013 6:55pm PDT
knowable that we don't yet know but we'll know because of the advancement of knowledge and science over the centuries. but then there's is the unknowable. and what i try to get at in this book is that we appreciate that which can't be put into cognitive terms, like love, which we know through experience and interpersonal relationships. and we don't confuse as we sometimes are tempted to do the unknowable from that which we simply do not know yet. >> stephen: one of the things that i don't know is what you just said. i'm sure that's me. i'm sure there's people who go to nyu who understood when you just sesmed i want to talk about love. we can't know love but
CSPAN
Mar 24, 2013 5:35pm EDT
in science syria. in a news over the last 48 hours inside syria. any news over the last 48 hours? guest: the state department has no evidence to show that the syrian government or the opposition -- there have been opposition -- accusations on both sides about using chemical weapons. there has been no evidence of that. the united nations is leading an effort to determine whether chemical weapons have been used. there are all kinds of technical things involved. they need to conduct these experts to determine if it is by a examination or looking at injuries to determine whether chemical weapons have been used. we have been told by people in the intelligence community the for the regime to use chemical weapons, there are logistical problems. thus far, there has been no evidence. host: a follow-up from one of our viewers. it is in the rebels' interest to use chemical weapons. there is no upside for president assad to do it. this headline from the baltimore sun. the president urging a palestinian state. remarks by president obama. [video clip] >> put yourself in their shoes. look at th
CSPAN
Mar 23, 2013 4:30pm EDT
booktv this weekend on c-span2. >>> up next on booktv physician and science writer talking about the influence of the pharmaceutical industry. he argues that pharmaceutical companies hide negative studies and use expensive lobbying to get what they want. the event from seattle's town hall lasts about ninety minutes. [applause] thank you. app fair dislow sure. i'm hoping it's aer in i did nerdy crowd -- [cheering and applause] you are my people. [laughter] there's no reader's health advice here. i'm not going tell you how to get the best out of the doctor. there are no idle conspiracy theories how drug companies are trying to kill us. it's a story about flaws in how we dwat gather evidence in medicine. i think the technical flaws in important technical process very well documented in the medical academic professional literature what i'm hope dog is share that more broadly with the public. in particular because there's several very well documented problems which we have failed as a profession to fix. and so i think we need the help more than anything else of the public. it's sort o
FOX News
Mar 24, 2013 10:00pm PDT
university like the material girl. [laughter] i go to school for nursing some go to premed or sciences but don't you feel it makes sense to learn basic human anatomy that is the essential to a medical profession or even if you study biology? >> you are going into use surgery if you are fresh out of medical school or the bears watching 20 years? i would take the nurse. there is background and knowledge that is handy absolutely but the idea that comes from the classroom should be changed and we should spend more time being practical in the real world. >> that makes sense but if you don't have the background knowledge and you just know what you'd do by experiencing these firsthand that means you don't know how to fix your mistakes because he did and get the basic technical knowledge at school. >> my challenge is is the best way to sit in the classroom paying exorbitant amounts of money or could we get back more efficiently? john: next person. >> ideas graduated from school in indiana but is the engineering degree in human studies just as valid? it is not the same thing where does that misconc
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
wednesday that. is fast. >> there is no doubt the science behind embryonic stem cell research can be complex so now, california institute for reagain ra tiff medicine is getting researchers to rethink the way they communicate. >> the taxpayer funded institute so what does she do? we'll let her explain it. >> i fund stem cell research cell research. and finding an interesting discovery in a laboratory model trying to help them move that into clinics to be studied in humans. >> pretty clear so why the elevator? >> i'm going to go ahead and explain the story. >> directors launched a campaign called elevator pitch challenge to teach cutting edge researchers how to explain works to a stranger in the length of a ride and... make them care bit. >> peoples eyes glaze over when you talk about research? >> directors scored videos on brevity, clarity and create activity. some researchers were born performers. >> 120,000 people a year are dying of chronic lung disease we zront any therapies. >> well, some looked they'd be more comfortable in front of a mike zone z those whose mastery of cell was
KOFY
Mar 21, 2013 9:00pm PDT
understand is stem cell research, very complex science behind it. now, the california instituted for regenerative medicine is launching an effort to better understand such a complex issue. all by getting researchers to rethink the way they communicate with people. cheryl jennings with details. >> they work for a tax tax funded united states institute for stem cell are research. we'll let her explain it on elevator ride. >> it's an interesting discovery in a laboratory model and help them move into the clinic so it can be studied in humans. >> pretty clear. so why the elevator? directors recently launched a campaign called the elevator pitch challenge. idea is to teach cutting edge researchers how to explain their work to a stranger in the length of an elevator ride and make them care about it. >> when you tack you about your research. >> directors score the videos on clarity and creativity. some of the researchers were born performers. >> even though many people a year are dying of chronic lung disease, we don't have any -- >> and some are slightly more comfortable in front of a micr
CNN
Mar 20, 2013 2:00pm PDT
dinosaurs came back to life? scientists work to revive extinct animals. this isn't science fiction, it's real. >>> i'm brianna keilar. >> and i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> the obama is standing with israel in a dangerous time in the region. >> his most urgent warning in syria, vowing that the assad regime will be held accountable if it has in fact used chemical weapons as the rebels claim. >> plet's go to jerusalem first with jessica. a very powerful meeting today. very interesting between the president and the prime minister. >> wolf, that's right. president obama here in jerusalem for the first overseas trip of his second term. a visit which in symbolism already president obama is emphasizing the u.s.'s commitment to ensuring israel's security and correcting any past sleights, real or perceived. president obama and prime minister netanyahu together in israel. they were acting like long-lost friends, joking, getting casual, complimenting each other's children while taking a little dig. >> they are very good looking young men
NBC
Mar 25, 2013 3:00am PDT
? >> we're not telling them at all. we're telling them what science says is or isn't in their interest. we allow you to smoke. we just don't let you smoke where other people have to breathe the smoke that you -- that you're exhaling or comes from your cigarette. the same thing with obesity which incidentally is a public interest because we're going to spend $5 billion on treating people of 0 obesity in our hospitals in new york city alone this year. but regardless -- >> where is the line? where is it too far for government to go? >> i do not think we should ban most things. i do think there are certain times we should infringe on your freedom and that is, for example, if you're drinking we shouldn't let you drive because you'll kill somebody else. if you are carrying a gun, we shouldn't let you on an airplane. there's a lot of things that we do -- if there's asbestos in the classroom we should remove the kids from classroom until you clean the air. if you want to own a gun, i certainly think it's constitutionally protected. you certainly have a right to have a gun if you want. if you want
CNN
Mar 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
moral question and what if i take you back to just before the commercial break when i say science is so good, we can outsmart the bad guys. how good is science and how good is our handling of science if we're to be so perfect as to snuff someone's life out state sanctioned? >> the bottom line is life in prison is the alternative. but that's still a life. it's a life different than one outside, but still a life. and when you do a study of the lives that these killers, that these animals lead, you'll find that they actually have a life. there is awake up, there is a morning, there is a routine, things that they do, things that they enjoy. the bottom line is it's up to each state to make its decision here and as long as it's applied properly and they get appeal after appeal after appeal and if there is evidence that comes forward, it's dealt with. the bottom line is we have it and when it's applied properly, i think it's appropriate. talk to some of these victims. >> i hear you and again, i'm going to hit this again and ryan, i want you to jump in on this. i don't think anybody out there d
CNN
Mar 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> on capitol hill today the man who runs nasa was asked, what could be done if a large meteor were headed for new york city? his answer? pray. cnn's chris lawrence has more on today's hearings. pretty scary stuff going on, chris. >> you said it, wolf. the only reason people aren't scared out of their minds is the fact that it's so rare for one of these big rocks to hit the earth. but look. there are 10,000 to 20,000 asteroids out there big enough to devastate a continent and only 10% have been detected. russians saw a flash of light and heard the sonic boom. the meteor exploded with the force of a nuclear bomb. it did $30 million in damage and injured thousands. and no one saw it coming. >> we were fortunate that the events of last month were simply an interesting coincidence rather than a catastrophe. >> reporter: the nation's top science officials were called before congress tuesday to explain what they're doing to detect similar threats from space. >> objects as large
CNBC
Mar 25, 2013 11:00pm EDT
-- invest in innovation? it's the latest gadget to drive profit in your portfolio. medical science is leading the way with breakthrough technology. tonight, cramer's kicking off a week-long series highlighting some of the most revolutionary companies that maybe heading higher. >>> plus, pour on the profits? infrastructure in the states has seen better days. could the wave of capital used to bring it up to speed help increase your cash flow? tonight, cramer sits down with the ceo of american water works just ahead. all coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jimcramer on twitter. have a question? tweet cramer, #madtweets. send jim and e-mail to mad money @cnbc.com or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to madmoney.cnbc.com. for >>> as we approach the end of the first quarter, we are pointing out so far 2013 has been a red-hot year for ipos. last week alone we had six new deals. to get you 10% pop on the first day of trading. for of this not so great day for the averages, i thought it might be worth reminding you it's possible to m
CNN
Mar 22, 2013 12:00am PDT
appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> this is a great apartment. >> yes, but i'm dressed like a woman. >> it's cheap. >> yes, but i'm dressed like a woman. >> we will constantly be surrounded by beautiful girls. >> it is nice and airy, isn't it. >> so gentlemen, joined by peter scolari, your great friend of more than 35 years. you starred together in "bosom buddies." you keep bringing up my tabloid muckraking. we bring up your cross-dressing past. the obvious question for both of you, are you still wearing women's clothes? >> currently? >> only to appear taller. that's all. the heels do make you a little taller. >> you mean right now? >> those are for the pilot. we had bob tortoricci was our costumer for the actual series, not the pilot. he put us in -- he would come into our dressing room, say tom, i think we're going to start you out in fuchsia. >> very serious. >> very serious. >> holding up fabric. can you put on this wrap. you know what we were told, i'm sure you'll recall, the drag element, that's just going to be for the pilot. th
CSPAN
Mar 26, 2013 6:00am EDT
look at the history of marriage institutions to me is not a science. it is not a cultural science. it is hypocrisy. the way you that you're saying if marriage social goal is to create more human beings, why do we even let people who do not conceive be married? you are not even let him be a bull or homosexual people to be married. ask them why we can help society? the third thing is the way you are segregating our society to say a man and women can get married, to me it is the same arguments not to a segregated society. based on what? our social goal for marriage is to reproduce? >> the time is up. we really need to get this down. >> i'm going to try to speak as quickly as possible. i have a lot of sympathy for mr. whelan's for letting it take its course. how deep into people who say this is taking too long and all of the gay couples in states where they did not have these rights, how do you answer that? what is your response to that? >> it is an anthropology that all social scientists recognize, people on the left, and this is not something i have come up with. this is the consens
CSPAN
Mar 24, 2013 7:00am EDT
a big new university called the king abdullah university of science and technology, which not only makes a saudi men and women, but mixes them with infidel men and women from all over the world. and when one of the 20 senior religious scholars was asked about the appropriateness of this on tv, he said it's wrong. and the king fired him because the king appoints these 20 people, and not surprisingly, many of the other senior men began to discover that the prophet had had his hair washed by women, and other things that made this okay. so people see this, if you will, double standard, and it has undermined it, the credibility of the religious establishment. obviously, with the deeply religious but also with those who don't mind the mixing at all, but just think it's, if they can can get the religious to approve this, why can't they make them approve more things like women driving or whatever. the second pillar of stability in the kingdom is obviously the oil wealth that buys them at least acquiescence, if not loyalty anymore, for the government and royal family. 90% of the treasury in
CSPAN
Mar 25, 2013 8:30pm EDT
in the market. >> absolutely. he was not a scientist. he grew very heavily on sciences. he did the thing which many americans wsh doing at that time which was to borrow heavily from european scientists to take their ideas, and find ways to make them much cheaper and more effective and put them into the market place and sell them around the globe so that was very, very important, and edison very often, he -- even with the electric light, he had to go out and -- it was always frustrated with the lack of capital support, so he had to very often go out and create his own electrical manufacturing companies, for example. he had to market this. he had to work out the as thetic of electric lights to convince people this was just not going to be a more efficient light, but that it could be beautiful in ways that gaslights could not be. >> let's talk about this technology itself and drill into this a bit. talk about for a minute what was available at the time? what was lighting europe, america, the average home and the problem that edison was solving for? >> right. people often side in the 1
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